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Louis Kusi Frimpong

Louis Kusi Frimpong holds a PhD in Geography and Resource Development from the University of Ghana. His research interests are in the area of urban sustainability and multiple aspects of urbanity. Louis has researched and published in areas such as urban safety, urban livelihoods, lived experiences of informal settlement dwellers, urban environmental problems, placemaking, walkable cities, community-based development, gender and development, and higher education. He is a recipient of many awards including the Professor George Benneh prize for the best MPhil student from the Department Geography and Resource Development (2016) University of Ghana, University of Ghana College of Humanities Provost Publications award (Doctoral category, 2018) and Konosuke Matsushita Foundation Research Grant Award (2020). Dr Louis Kusi Frimpong is currently a Lecturer at the Department of Geography, University of Environment and Sustainable Development, Somanya.


  • –present
    Graduate Assistant, University of Ghana


    University of Ghana, Geography